South Africans reacted to Julius Malema supporting Prophet Shepherd Bushiri. On Thursday, the EFF leader responded to a post by Man's Not Barry Roux, adding he was too hard on the controversial religious leader.
A woman, Sue Ellen, contacted Briefly.co.za, explaining how Bushiri contributed to the miraculous recovery of her pre-mature baby boy. According to Ellen, the controversial pastor is not the bad guy portrayed in the media.
A man revealed his pastor won a brand new Hyundai Grand i10 in a competition. However, Mzansi was left shook after finding out popular booze brand Heineken ran the competition - and it left South Africans divided.
Bushiri was filmed blowing into his microphone during a sermon recently. However, as his breath came out in a huff, his congregation fell down. The embattled pastor returned to his sermons after receiving R100k bail.
On Monday, a video resurfaced on social media which showed a pastor allegedly calling God on his cellphone. After all the time, the footage still managed to shock social media users, who could not believe their eyes.
Briefly.co.za took a look at five of the main stories that made headlines on Tuesday, 12 February 2019. From "Pastor in two courts for sexual assault" to "Grammy joy for Soweto choir," here are the top stories for today.
Prophet Bushiri and his wife have not even been out of jail for a week and they already returned to his sermons. In a video that was shared on social media, the controversial prophet had his congregation anoint themselves with oil
Pastor Nkomfa Mkabile defended his wife after haters had a lot to say about her cleavage-baring red carpet dress at the #SONA19. "As her husband, I felt the need to defend her from all the naysayers," he explained in an interview.
A video has been posted on social media which showed a man, who chose to hide his identity, make serious accusations against Shepherd Bushiri. According to the man, he was the financial manager for the controversial prophet.
Prophet Mboro Motsoeneng attended the Pretoria court hearing of the Dros case today in a show of solidarity with the victim. The pastor was pleased that justice had prevailed and that the man was found fit to stand trial.
Rita Korankye, the wife of Rev. Sam Korankye Ankrah, the Founder and General Overseer of the Royal House Chapel in Ghana, recently shared some interesting details about her experience so far as a pastor's wife.
A popular pastor in Zimbabwe has been arrested and convicted by the police for falsely claiming to have a cure for HIV/AIDS. He also claimed that his lipstick brand could improve blood pressure. He has been fined for this crime.
Solomon Izang Ashoms fired shots at Prophet Shepherd Bushiri, claiming he used an editing team to make him appear powerful. Ashoms said Major One offered him a job but he warned the controversial pastor against his schemes.
On Wednesday, Twitter parody account Man's Not Barr Roux revealed Prophet Shepherd Bushiri's real name is allegedly Chipiliro Gama. Social media users could not handle the revelation and completely freaked out.
This past weekend, Pastor Mboro opened his heart, and wallet, to a family in need. The controversial religious leader bought the family groceries, vowed to pay their rent and he even gave the 'man of the house' a job.
Shepherd and Mary Bushiri have been granted bail today. The couple, who were arrested on numerous charges, including fraud and money laundering, had their bail set at R100 000 each by the Specialised Commercial Crimes Court.
Taking to Instagram, Malcolm X, who has been dubbed the People's Blesser, shared throwback photos of Prophet Shepherd Bushiri. The images sparked quite the reaction and South Africans wee left divided over the subject.
South Africans have no chill. Now that Bushiri and his wife are in the spotlight following their arrest, Mzansi saw it as an opportunity to poke fun at the controversial religious leader in a hilarious video on social media.
Bushiri has been in the spotlight ever since the deadly stampede at his church on 28 December 2018. However, now that he has been arrested on charges of fraud and money laundering - placing the focus on his luxury lifestyle.
On Monday, Pastor Mboro arrived at the Pretoria Commercial Crimes court on Monday to support his former nemesis, Prophet Shepherd Bushiri and wife. Mboro addressed the crowd and called on Bushiri's followers to respect the cops.
Shepherd Bushiri's problems have only just begun. The ECG pastor and his wife not only face serious criminal charges but stand to have their assets seized. A source close to the AFU has confirmed submitting this request.
Prophet Sheperd Bushiri, who was arrested on Friday on charges of fraud and money laundering, will be appearing in court this Monday. Many have been protesting the controversial pastor since an incident in December left 3 dead.